Trump Critical of McCain: “He’s a war hero because he was captured”

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AMES, IA (WHO-TV) – While speaking at the Family Leadership forum in Ames on Saturday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made controversial remarks about former GOP presidential nominee Senator John McCain.

Earlier this week, the Arizona senator criticized Trump’s view on immigration.

Other republican candidates were quick to respond to Trump’s comments on social media.

While campaigning in Sioux City Saturday, Wisconsin Governor and fellow presidential candidate Scott Walker reacted to Trump’s comments. “John McCain is an American hero. I have nothing but respect for his service to the country.”

Following his appearance at the summit, Trump told reporters he would not apologize to McCain for his comments.